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Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Adolph Kiesler wearing a suit coat and bow tie sits at a desk with pen in hand. Handwritten note across the front of the photo reads, ''From father and grandfather Adolph Kiesler Eternal love.'' Kiesler was one of Colorado's philanthropists, especially within the Jewish community.
Overview M. Binstock & Co., Inc. was founded by Moses "Morris" Binstock and became one of the largest and best-known custom-tailoring houses in America. He was a Long time board member for over 50 years and President of The Ex-Patients' Sanatorium for Tuberculosis and Chronic Disease. Collection contains personal papers and awards for his philanthropic service.
Scope and Contents Materials include photocopies of the 1899-1900 and 1900-1901 Jewish Year Book entries for Seraphine Pisko as president of the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society and president of the Jewish Relief Society, a photocopy of a Denver Times newspaper clipping about Seraphine Pisko's fundraising efforts for National Jewish Hospital (1901), a photocopy of her obituary in the Rocky Mountain News (1942), and a facsimile transcription of a speech written to honor her at her 75th birthday party in 1936.
Overview The folder include photocopies of the 1899-1900 and 1900-1901 Jewish Year Book entries for Seraphine Pisko as president of the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society and president of the Jewish Relief Society, a photocopy of a Denver Times newspaper clipping about Seraphine Pisko's fundraising efforts for National Jewish Hospital (1901), a photocopy of her obituary in the Rocky Mountain News (1942), and a facsimile transcription of a speech (circa 1931) written to honor her at an anniversary party...
Overview Black and white print of portrait of industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, donor for the old Carnegie Library at the University of Denver.
Overview Davis Willett Moore was born in in Atlanta, Georgia in 1911 and died in Denver in 1997. Moore attended the University of Colorado and graduated from Yale University in 1932. Moore worked for First National Bank of Denver and retired in 1968 as executive senior vice president and during World War II he served as lieutenant commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve in Washington D.C. Moore was a philanthropist who gave gifts to the Denver Art Museum, and was involved in the Denver Public Library...
Overview Dr. Philip Hillkowitz sits at the head of a table in a captain's army uniform at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) offices. Hillkowitz resigned from his position at the JCRS to serve as a physician in World War I. From left to right around the table are the following people: I. Rude, Vice President; Professor Nahum Slousch; Dr. C. D. Spivak, Secretary; Louis Robinson, chairman agricultural committee; H. H. Frumess, chairman auditing committee; Captain Philip Hillkowitz, JCRS...
Overview Evan Makovsky co-founded Shames Makovsky Realty Company in 1971 with his partner, and uncle, Motty Shames. In the 1980s he formed Shames Makovsky Mortgage Company. He is a graduate of the University of Denver and a committee member for the Rose Community Foundation. In 2007, he was named Honorary Dean of Real Estate and Construction Management of the Franklin G. Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver. He also began an ambitious development and...